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Feral pigs harm wildlife and biodiversity as well as crops

Marcus Lashley, Mississippi State University They go by many names – pigs, hogs, swine, razorbacks – but whatever you call them, feral pigs (Sus scrofa)...

Black bears adapt to life near humans by burning the midnight...

Kathy Zeller, University of Massachusetts Amherst Amid reports that human activities are pushing many wild species to the edge of extinction, it’s easy to miss...

How to handle raccoons, snakes and other critters in your yard...

Leslie Burger, Mississippi State University I heard a local story of a man who, in his excitement to kill a rattlesnake, used the only thing...

This small Mexican border town prizes its human and environmental links...

Matthew D. Moran, Hendrix College The tiny Mexican town of Boquillas del Carmen sits nestled between the Sierra del Carmen Mountains and the Rio Grande....

To preserve US national parks in a warming world, reconnect fragmented...

Stephen Nash, University of Richmond The Trump administration’s decision to keep many U.S. national parks open during the current federal government shutdown, with few or...

The animal world is still awesome: 3 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look back at the stories that...

As hunting declines, efforts grow to broaden the funding base for...

Lincoln Larson, North Carolina State University Hunting is a seasonal ritual for more than 11 million Americans in fall and winter. For those whose quarry...

The Trump administration is scrapping a collaborative sage grouse protection plan...

John Freemuth, Boise State University The Trump administration has released plans to open up nine million acres of sage grouse habitat in six western...

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Studying society via social media is not so simple

By Jürgen Pfeffer, Carnegie Mellon University and Derek Ruths, McGill University Behavioral scientists have seized on social media and their massive data sets as a...